Everyone has a story to tell

National Writing Day blog image: typewriter

This is the message at the heart of National Writing Day which is being celebrated on the 26th June. Over the last year we’ve been interviewing authors including Christopher Edge, Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Gill Lewis. One of the regular questions we ask is their tips for aspiring writers. Here are some of their thoughts: […]

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Juliet – and Romeo

Romeo and Juliet blog

Romeo & Juliet is sometimes perceived as ‘just too silly’. I disagree. In my experience teenage students relate to R&J and enjoy it. Why? Because the themes are themes they understand. Because the characters are people they can to some extent relate to. Because although it’s a tragedy (and I must admit I find the […]

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